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Tony Greig
Australia Crest

Born in Queenstown, South Africa on the 6th of October, 1946. In the 60s he moved to England and eventually captained England. Taking 141 Test wickets he also scored 3,599 runs in his career.

He was a key element of the World Series split and the Kerry Packer backed one day series, with play under lights for the first time, went on to be the best thing since sliced bread, as far as cricket was concerned. Tony eventually migrated to Australia and is now a commentator with the Packer controlled channel 9 television company where he can be seen testing wickets for moisture content etc. before big matches. He is also remembered for the television ad 'get the Lion on the line'.


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